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    Hi is bio,chem,maths and sociology a good combination if i want to do a chemical engineering degree, also opinions and ideas on the degree and a levels would be helpful thanks
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    Tbh I would replace either sociology with physics if you want to do chem engineering. Doing maths, bio, chem and physics will keep your options open for pretty much every other science degree as well.

    Source: http://www.russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf
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    (Original post by flopsybunnybell)
    Tbh I would replace either sociology with physics if you want to do chem engineering. Doing maths, bio, chem and physics will keep your options open for pretty much every other science degree as well.

    Source: http://www.russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf
    yes but i feel that doing all three science would be too much for me
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    then you would be fine to just do three sciences. only some universities require physics as well as maths and chem, so you're good to go.
    if there are any specific universities that you're already interested in, just check their entry requirements, because you don't want to set your heart on somewhere then realise they require physics.
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    (Original post by flopsybunnybell)
    then you would be fine to just do three sciences. only some universities require physics as well as maths and chem, so you're good to go.
    if there are any specific universities that you're already interested in, just check their entry requirements, because you don't want to set your heart on somewhere then realise they require physics.
    What bout geology instead of sociology
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    (Original post by monisj1)
    What bout geology instead of sociology
    That would definetly work well. My main piece of advice would just be to do the subjects you enjoy the most.
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    (Original post by flopsybunnybell)
    That would definetly work well. My main piece of advice would just be to do the subjects you enjoy the most.
    Thanks and what are you studying?
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    Nothing to do with engineering, I'm afraid.
    Latin, english literature, history and german.
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    (Original post by flopsybunnybell)
    Nothing to do with engineering, I'm afraid.
    Latin, english literature, history and german.
    Oh i was goig to do history at a level but i dnt knw
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    Chemical Engineering...

    You'd want Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Chemical Engineering...

    You'd want Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry.
    Tell me your joking id die if i did FM and physics
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    (Original post by monisj1)
    Oh i was goig to do history at a level but i dnt knw
    If you're going to be studying mainly science subjects, it might be nice for you to have an arts subject in there to add breadth. Just do what feels right.


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    Chemical Engineering...

    You'd want Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry.
    I'm pretty sure that even at Cambridge FM is only listed as 'desirable'. But it would be useful to take.
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    [QUOTE=flopsybunnybell;48456375]If you're going to be studying mainly science subjects, it might be nice for you to have an arts subject in there to add breadth. Just do what feels right.


    Yes i enjoyed history at gcse aswell but isnt it really difficult
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    (Original post by monisj1)
    Yes i enjoyed history at gcse aswell but isnt it really difficult
    It does get harder at A-level, but if you are genuinely passionate about it as a subject, you'll manage with the step up.
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    (Original post by monisj1)
    Tell me your joking id die if i did FM and physics
    I don't think Chem Eng will be for you Tbh.

    (Original post by flopsybunnybell)
    If you're going to be studying mainly science subjects, it might be nice for you to have an arts subject in there to add breadth. Just do what feels right.




    I'm pretty sure that even at Cambridge FM is only listed as 'desirable'. But it would be useful to take.
    Only? Desirable is quite important.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I don't think Chem Eng will be for you Tbh.



    Only? Desirable is quite important.

    Universities that i have researched dont have physics as a main requirement
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    (Original post by monisj1)
    Universities that i have researched dont have physics as a main requirement
    In the first year everyone will be brought up to speed so in the later years it won't matter. However, it will make you a competetive applicant if you do have it, even just to AS. At Oxford, the only reason it's not required is because not all schools offer it. If your school does offer it, the admissions tutors will ask you why you haven't taken it. I'd recommend teaching yourself at least FP1 - that is really easy, especially with the help of Youtube.

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    (Original post by StarvingAutist)
    In the first year everyone will be brought up to speed so in the later years it won't matter. However, it will make you a competetive applicant if you do have it, even just to AS. At Oxford, the only reason it's not required is because not all schools offer it. If your school does offer it, the admissions tutors will ask you why you haven't taken it. I'd recommend teaching yourself at least FP1 - that is really easy, especially with the help of Youtube.

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    Hmm yes il consider that thankyou
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    (Original post by monisj1)
    Hi is bio,chem,maths and sociology a good combination if i want to do a chemical engineering degree, also opinions and ideas on the degree and a levels would be helpful thanks
    As long as you have decent a-levels in maths and chemistry, and one other A-level, that will be enough to get you into pretty much any university (except Oxford, Cambridge, possibly London Imperial). The reality is that when most universities look at your application, even 'prestigious' ones, they will make you offer, say AAA including maths and chemistry, and as long as you meet that offer you will get a place, they don't really care what your other 2 choices are.
    I would say that Chemical engineering is a very good degree to do, the UK as a shortage of engineers, and along with law and medical students, chemical engineers are one of the highest earning graduates.
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    (Original post by jonzza_81)
    As long as you have decent a-levels in maths and chemistry, and one other A-level, that will be enough to get you into pretty much any university (except Oxford, Cambridge, possibly London Imperial). The reality is that when most universities look at your application, even 'prestigious' ones, they will make you offer, say AAA including maths and chemistry, and as long as you meet that offer you will get a place, they don't really care what your other 2 choices are.
    I would say that Chemical engineering is a very good degree to do, the UK as a shortage of engineers, and along with law and medical students, chemical engineers are one of the highest earning graduates.

    thank you very much for that information i was thinking newcastle university would be good as they have high employability rates and theres an year in industry with it
 
 
 
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